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African Children’s Choir visiting Spokane and performing new music

African Children’s Choir returns to Spokane to perform songs from their newest album “Just As I Am.”

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 11:26 p.m.

Vice President Mike Pence to appear for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in downtown Spokane on Tuesday

The vice president, a former colleague of McMorris Rodgers in the U.S. House of Representatives, will speak at an afternoon fundraiser at the Spokane Convention Center. Tickets to the event …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 9:24 p.m.

Mike Pence stump speech for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers tentatively scheduled for early October in Spokane

The list of top Republicans coming to Spokane to stump for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers this fall will include Vice President Mike Pence.

Kellyanne Conway will appear at Spokane fundraiser for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

One of President Donald Trump’s top surrogates is scheduled to stump for the congresswoman Friday at a campaign fundraiser.

Caring for furry friends

The family hit hard times and was unable to pay for surgery Cooper needed for torn ligaments. Ammons, a committee member with the foundation, took Cooper on and raised the …

UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 3:35 p.m.

Former Spokane Chiefs great Ray Whitney wins fifth annual Showcase celebrity golf tournament

Ex-NFL stars dotted the celebrity lineup, but for the third straight year, an ex-NHL sensation took home the tournament’s plaid jacket.

Money was raised. Then stolen. And now, even more is flowing in for stabbing victims.

Three days after theft of a fundraiser for Boise stabbing victims, the generous and the outraged who came in off the street (literally) to make up the loss have helped …

UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 6:08 p.m.

The Showcase golf fundraiser at Coeur d’Alene Resort returns with long list of celebrities

The Showcase officially turns five years old next week and the celebrity-driven cancer fundraiser has grown up in a hurry. The event is back with another impressive list of celebrities, …

UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018, 7:06 p.m.

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman will speak at fundraiser in Spokane

The Washington Policy Center, which last year brought Brexit architect Nigel Farage to Spokane, will host a former Democrat at its fundraiser this fall. Sen. Joe Lieberman, who ran for …

Rain doesn’t dampen patriotic spirit: Patriot Tour comes to Lewiston as part of a journey to raise money for veterans and their families

The rain did little to deter patriotic riders on a mission to raise money for veterans by proudly displaying an American flag on a 110-day tour across the nation’s 48 …

A yacht, cocaine, prostitutes: Winery partly owned by Rep. Devin Nunes sued after fundraiser event

In 2015, Alene Anase was asked by her employer Alpha Omega Winery to serve guests as part of a charity cruise on the San Francisco Bay. But what she expected …

Turning lemons into lunches: Hayden 7-year-old raises $23,000 to buy lunch for students

On the side of a street in front of her parents’ house in Hayden, 7-year-old Amiah Van Hill opened a lemonade stand. But she didn’t want to keep the money …

L.R. Montgomery captures the Dishman Hills with Dodson’s show

Montgomery, a noted plein air painter who spends a lot of time creating art in the Dishman Hills, will donate 20 percent of painting sales during the March exhibit to …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 4:36 p.m.

West Valley High band director surprises Indiana drill team with brand new musical equipment

West Valley High School band director Jim Loucks makes good on promise to present new band equipment to an Indiana drill team that captured his heart over a year ago …

Sean Penn, Leonardo DiCaprio share love at Haiti fundraiser

Sean Penn and Leonardo DiCaprio used the eighth annual benefit for the J/P Haitian Relief Organization to publicly praise each other’s philanthropic work.

Barbeque hauls in donations for church shooting victims

The line of cars already stretched for miles before noon when Gage Laubach and his two friends approached a tiny church outside San Antonio where they heard a barbecue was …

KSPS celebrates painter Bob Ross with birthday party, fundraiser

Ticket and alcohol sales from the Pinot’s Palette event go to the station.

Bridge to Brunch 5K will benefit cancer fund

Runners and walkers will be rewarded with brunch after several miles on Oct. 14.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 12:43 p.m.

October soup sales will support Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital program

SPOKANE – A bowl of soup can feed a child’s soul during October. The Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital launched its annual fundraiser, Soup for the Soul, on Wednesday in support …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 6:16 p.m.

Spokane Valley Firefighters Local 876 collecting donations to purchase new coats for kids in need

The Spokane Valley Firefighters Union Local 876 was searching for ways to give back to the community. It found an opportunity with Operation Warm.

House Speaker Paul Ryan visits Idaho to fundraise for GOP

House Speaker Paul Ryan made his first official visit to Idaho as sitting speaker.

Trump rakes in $10 million at first re-election fundraiser

President Donald Trump was whisked a few blocks from the White House to the Trump hotel on Wednesday night for his first re-election fundraiser, where he raised an estimated $10 …

Ben Affleck, Orlando Bloom among ‘Red Nose Day’ stars

Ben Affleck, Jack Black, Orlando Bloom, Paul Rudd and DJ Khaled are donning red noses to help kids as part of TV’s “Red Nose Day Special.”

Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre fundraiser brings local celebrities to dance floor

For the second year, Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre has gathered local celebrities to strut their stuff on the dance floor during its “Dancing with Celebrities” fundraiser, which will be held …

UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017, 2:28 p.m.

NPR’s Tom Ashbrook reschedules Spokane show for Sept. 22

Tom Ashbrook, host of NPR’s “On Point,” has postponed his visit to Spokane until Sept. 22. Ashbrook will undergo surgery to repair an artery in May and will be unable …

Toil and trouble: Lilac City Fairy Tales brings ‘Weird Sisters’ and local authors to the stage

“Lilac City Fairy Tales” invites writers to explore theme of “Weird Sisters” in new anthology.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 9:27 p.m.

Snow falls off roof of Selkirk Lodge, causing minor injuries

A load of heavy snow slid off the metal roof of Selkirk Lodge and rumbled under a large picnic tent Sunday afternoon, leaving several people with minor injuries.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 2:46 p.m.

Actor, former Obama aide Kal Penn raises $500K for refugees

Kal Penn says in an online video that he thought the fundraiser would simply be “an uplifting way to raise $2,500 bucks.” He calls it “a beautiful way to resist” …

Fundraiser gives Moscow shelter a ray of hope

In perhaps its greatest time of need, Sojourners’ Alliance in Moscow had “the biggest fundraising event in (its) history” this past month.

Fraud plagues do-it-yourself charities after Orlando

The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns: …